Sometimes applying wisdom isn’t as pretty as wise words..
We have all seen and share things that ‘speak’ to us on a deep level online all the time. Those inspirational quotes, mommy’s memes, and so many other forms of the same time.
The words are beautiful and meaningful to us in the moment we see them. We want to share that feeling and emotion that made us feel better.
Doesn’t it feel good to do that?
Sometimes we just feel like we understand them, they make perfect sense. ‘in a perfect world..’ we think, but who is going to step up to helping create that world?
Because, I mean, we create and effect the worlds around us, all the time. We have the opportunities all the time to be the example of those meaningful messages we see. We just may not see the opportunities sometimes, because the opportunity or action don’t seem as ‘grand’ as the idea of the words we shared.
Doesn’t mean we shouldn’t and couldn’t take them. Maybe you’ve shared something in the past with a message about believing in yourself, with beautiful words about a bird not needing to trust the branch to use it..
Then later, maybe you have someone say something rude to you.
What do you do?
Different people might do different things, maybe you call them out on it, or maybe you ignore it and seethe on the inside, maybe you shake your head and think ‘people these days’.
But, couldn’t you believe in yourself enough to not care at all what these people think or say. Especially if they aren’t your support, and aren’t your life.
OR if they are, couldn’t you have got to the bottom of why they are being rude to you, and talked about that issue with them?
You know, communicate?
Communication is another one of those things you see all kinds of inspirational memes and quotes about, sometimes funny, sometimes uplifting.
The thing about communication with those that are important to you is that it isn’t always pretty, sometimes its sad, sometimes its messy, but that is the only place that people can work with each other to understand. Maybe it would cause less drama right? Sound like another one of those familiar wise word sayings already isn’t it?
It takes a choice though, to take the time, to feel a little pain, to bare yourself a little bit, to be the example of that sort of communication to those that are important to you.
And the wisdom to know when you shouldn’t care about someones opinion who isn’t important to you.. Answering it is letting it effect you, getting frustrated about it might feel good for a minute but why and for what? Work on your goals.
Let who you are speak for itself.